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HardwareCon 2020

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Computer History Museum

1401 North Shoreline Boulevard

Mountain View, CA 94043

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HardwareCon is the premier Bay Area hardware innovation conference that brings together 600+ global hardware innovators.

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HardwareCon is the premier Bay Area hardware innovation conference of the year that brings together 600+ global thought leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, disruptors and industry leaders in the hardware ecosystem for one day of content, networking, and deal-making.

Why Attend HardwareCon?

This is your opportunity to learn about the latest technology and business trends in AI, Machine Learning, Robotics, IoT, Blockchain, Product Design and more. You'll get the chance to meet the innovative hardware companies, disruptors, investors, and decision-makers from the leading hardware and software companies like Intel, Xilinx, Autodesk, SAP, IBM, Dragon Innovation and other services and platform providers who are helping to build innovative hardware companies and disruptive technologies.

By attending HardwareCon you can expect to walk away with:

1) RESOURCES: Whether you are a bootstrapped or Series A funded startup, you will walk away with actionable information from industry peers and thought leaders and learn about new resources to help your hardware company with product development, funding, manufacturing, launching and scaling.

2)TRENDS & INSIGHTS: To succeed in the innovation business you have to be on the cutting edge. Our keynote speakers and panelists will share their insights into the latest trends and technologies so you can keep up with the ever changing markets and stay one step ahead.

3) OPTIMIZED NETWORKING: Attending HardwareCon is all about connecting you with the right people who can elevate your company. Use our proprietary platform search and connect with over 600+ hardware innovators, industry leaders, investors and service providers to directly schedule face-to-face meetings at the conference.

4) DEAL FLOW: It takes more than a solid founding team to launch and scale a hardware business. You need access to resources & service providers that are the best fit to help execute and scale your innovation quickly. HardwareCon allows you to interact with global hardware ecosystem leaders to develop key partnerships and get deals done.

HardwareCon 2020 Agenda

With AI applications and new developments on the rise, we are entering a new era where providing the physical interaction for AI and other powerful software tools is creating unique value propositions in hardware that have never been seen before.

Our 2020 conference theme is, “A Clear Vision for the Future” and will focus on the latest and greatest tools and technologies that are influencing hardware innovation and bring together the companies behind them that will change our world.

We have a jam-packed agenda lined up with 2 tracks with over 40+ Speakers, HardwareCup Pitch Competition, Expo Hall with over 30+ exhibitors featuring Hardware Blvd. If you're in the hardware ecosystem, this will not be an event you'll not want to miss!

Here is our current agenda

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Registration, Networking with Coffee and Light Refreshments

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM (Main Stage)- Opening Remarks with conference founders Greg Fisher and Beth Rogozinski

10:15 AM - 10:50 AM (Main Stage) - Fireside Chat with Jack McCauley, Founder of Oculus VR

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Breakout Room) - Angel Launch Venture Forum

10:50 AM - 11:00 AM - Break

11:00 AM - 11:35 AM (Main Stage) - AgTech: Earth, Wind and the Future of Food

11:35 AM - 11:45 AM - Break

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM (Main Stage) - Hacking Health: Internet of Medical Things and Connected Health

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch Break

1:15 PM - 1:50 PM (Main Stage ) - 2020: A Clear Vision for the Future: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

1:15 PM - 1:50 PM (Breakout Room) - The Art of Prototyping

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM - Break

2:00 PM - 2:35 PM (Main Stage) - TBD

2:00 PM - 2:35 PM - Smart Tools in Development and Design

2:35 PM - 2:45 PM - Break

2:45 PM - 3:20 PM (Main Stage) - Grand Challenges Facing Robotics in the Next Decade

2:45 PM - 3:20 PM (Breakout Room) - Integrating AI/ML to create ROI in Hardware

3:20 PM - 3:30 PM - Break

3:30 PM - 4:05 PM (Main Stage) - The Conscious Entrepreneur

3:30 PM - 4:05 PM (Breakout Room) - Hardware Venture Capital - Trends and Opportunities in the New Decade

4:05 PM - 4:15 PM - Break

4:15 PM - 4:50 PM (Main Stage) - Plenary: Hindsight is 2020: What the %^*& Happened to the Maker Movement

4:15 PM - 4:50 PM (Breakout Room) - TBD

4:50 PM - 5:45 PM (Main Stage) - Hardware Cup West Coast Regional Finals

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM (Expo Hall) - Happy Hour Networking and Awards Ceremony

Startup Opportunities at HardwareCon

Hardware Blvd

Is your hardware startup developing an innovative product/service or poised to revolutionize an industry? Then we want you to reserve your space on Hardware Blvd - the premier SF Bay Area venue to exhibit hardware innovations.

Whether you are funded startup looking for exposure or a bootstrapped startup looking for that vital feedback, Hardware Blvd is the destination to get in front of the SF Bay Area hardware startup community.

We welcome B2B & B2C hardware startups from all categories to showcase their products including Robotics, AI/Machine Learning, IoT, Consumer Electronics, Transportation, CleanTech, Medical Devices, Foodtech, and AgTech.

HardwareCup West Coast Regionals

Six startup finalists will pitch their hardware company to a panel of investors, industry experts and a live audience for a chance to win $3,000 cash, a trip to Pittsburgh to compete at the Alpha Lab Gear HardwareCup Finals as well as prizes from leading hardware startup investors and service providers valued at over 30K!

Hardware Massive will review all applications and select the startup teams by March 22nd. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis of their status. All notifications will go out by March 25th.

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